Today is the last day of 2012 and we are all somewhat still alive. Thank you to everyone who made our little 6-person shop a part of your lives, and we look forward to seeing you in 2013.
My religion is very simple.
My religion is kindness.
- the dalai lama
You cannot do a kindness too soon, for you never know how soon it will be too late.
- ralph waldo emerson
We think too much and feel too little. More than machinery, we need humanity. More than cleverness, we need kindness and gentleness.
- charlie chaplin
We’d like to leave you with one of our favourite Korean artists, Lee Seung-En (and her partner, Huh Hun Sun), who creates works in miniature that represent what traditional Korean life used to be like around fifty years ago. Japan had already opened their doors to international/American influence and this started to trickle into Korea very slowly. My mother, who is from Daegu, grew up exactly how life is portrayed in Lee Seung-En’s work:
all photos from here
for more photos of her work, click here
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